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Exposure with flash

I have a 430 exII flash and rebel xti body. How do I sync them so the camera recognizes the exposure. I've just learned about metering and it currently isn't registering it properly on my camera when the flash is used. Thanks!

jessytom by Apprentice
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Faster 320EX recycle times?

I recently shot grandkids playing on a Bouncy-Slide and could sometimes get 2 flashes in the set of 6 continuous shutter triggered.  Is there a way (external power source?) to shorten the recycle time so I can get 3 flashes/sec, or do I need to buy a...

Resolved! 600EX-RT

Can I set the flash to subject distance on my 600EX-RT to get f/stop?

Rongates by Contributor
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Resolved! Question about 600 EX-RT and 5DmkII Compatibility

I'm sure this has been covered a hundred times already but I've read myself into confusion on the topic. So I thought I just ask the community.  I've decided that I want to redo my "location" light kit by retiring some of my portable strobes because ...

600ex -rt won't autozoom to correct focal length.

I just purchased the 600ex-rt and on day one I'm having an issue of it not correctly autozooming to the correct focal length. I have it mounted directly to the hotshoe of my 5dMkII with a 24-70f2.8L. When the lens is at 24mm the flash zooms to 70mm. ...

Triggering master flash with pocket-wizard

I am trying to trigger a bank of 3 speedlites (2x 580EX-II's + 580EX) by putting a 580EX-II on master with a pocket wizard, setting the other two flashes to slave, and triggering the master flash with an on camera (5Dm2) pocket wizard. When I put the...

clphoto by Contributor
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Which gel: outdoor rainy day & natural effect

Hi,I bought a set of Rogue color-correcting flash gels and have not used them much yet. The little I am finding on the interwebs seem to be all shooting for a fake blue sky look on a grey day. I don't want that for this shot. I just want to use a lit...

ScottyP by Authority
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70D flash settings

I am trying to set my 70D to work with my YUNGNUO 560III.  However, under flash CONTROL menu on the 70D, i get an error msg that says:  this menu cannot be found.   How do I access my built-in and external settings on the menu without this message?

Azm by Apprentice
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600ex-RT failing

after using the unit on a job for a few hours the unit sometimes will not "reload"  (the red light to signify the flash is ready again). I find that I have to switch the unit on and off to get it up to speed, anyone have this trouble, any solutions? ...

Firewire by Apprentice
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Resolved! Canon MR-14EX II only one side fires

Hello guys! I'm sure there is a simple solution to my problem but I can't figure it out myself. I've purchased Canon MR-14EX II Macro ring flash and when I try to take pictures, only one side of the flash fires. What am I doing wrong? Thank you!

kparseg by Contributor
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600EX-RT--Need some good, quick settings!

Greetings everyone!     I've got a not-very-difficult-to-solve problem..but perhaps a new situation to which it applies      I've got two Speedlite 600EX-RT's. I bought the second when the first stopped working. The second one stopped working as well...

nuncle by Contributor
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